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Japan's largest bank MUFG launches digital currency payment business, using MUFG Coin as a trading unit

According to a report by CCN on December 5, the cryptocurrency plan of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), Japan's largest bank, which has been widely reported, has been "discounted. Image source: visualhunt According to the Nikkei Asia Review, the financial giant will instead partner with human resources company Recruit Holdings to launch a mobile payment […]

Ethereum 2.0 is really coming, stage 0 is expected to launch the mainnet in early 2020

On the morning of December 8th, the Ethereum Istanbul hard fork upgrade was successfully completed and brought 6 improvement proposals: 1) EIP-152: adding Blake2 pre-programmed functions; 2) EIP-1108: reducing alt_bn128 pre-compiled Gas cost; 3) EIP-1344: Add ChainID opcode; 4) EIP-1884: redefine trie-size-based opcode; 5) EIP-2028: reduce Calldata Gas cost; 6) EIP-2200: consider the change of […]

Silicon Valley Wang Chuan's latest point of view: Lightning Network as a super wallet, or will completely exceed the existing financial system

Source of this article: Wang Chuan of Silicon Valley (id: investguru), original title "Wang Chuan: The Next Decade, Challenges from the Software Defined World" Author: Wang Chuan 1. The world is a huge network. On a relatively stable network with a few monopolists, competing for scarce resources in accordance with existing rules is a very […]

New technology is a "double-edged sword": tap the potential of the blockchain and be alert to multiple potential risks

Original: Central Broadcasting Network General Secretary Xi Jinping emphasized during the eighteenth collective study of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee that "we must strengthen the guidance and standardization of blockchain technology" and "implement the rule of law network in blockchain management to promote the security of blockchain Order development. " At present, […]

Parity forgot an EIP during the Ethereum hard fork upgrade

Ethereum client Parity issued an urgent announcement admitting that they forgot to include an EIP (Ethereum Improvement Proposal) in the latest upgrade. The announcement was surprising, and Parity said that their 2.5.11-stable version was an emergency patch, and they prepared it soon after realizing the error. The patch will add a missing part called eip1344_transition […]

Data: Over the past 2 years, stablecoin projects have received over $ 200 million in venture capital

Does the world need more stablecoins? Yes, according to venture capitalists, they have invested hundreds of millions of dollars in projects that develop stable or low-volatility digital assets. Their $ 45 million investment in stablecoin projects promised in 2019 brings venture capital over the past two years to over $ 200 million. Image source: Pixabay […]

Financing Monthly Report: The financing market is cold in November, the global blockchain financing amount was cut from the previous month

Text | Zhou Wenyi Editor | Bi Tongtong Source | PANews PA Monthly Insights: In November, there were more than 70 investment and financing incidents in the global blockchain industry, involving a total capital of more than 460 million US dollars; Affected by the risks of regulatory uncertainty at home and abroad, the amount of […]

Free and easy week review 丨 AI algorithm cross-border participation in Bitcoin mining? Ethereum successfully completes Istanbul upgrade

Introduction: In this week's academic paper, we will share two studies related to the topic of mining strategies, and they both involve AI algorithms. In the weekly selection of hard core technical articles, we will also see the violence test of 12 hardware wallets, the Bitcoin new technology stack, Zcash zero-knowledge proof system, Ethereum difficulty […]

People in the central bank: access to the “regulatory sandbox” must be licensed for Beijing 46

21st Century Business Herald Zhu Yingzi How to understand the "regulatory sandbox"? Huo Xuewen, secretary of the Party Leadership Group and director of the Beijing Financial Bureau, said that he put financial innovation in the cage of the system. On the afternoon of December 7, the Beijing Local Financial Supervision and Administration Bureau (hereinafter referred […]

Leopard in the tube, through these various IPFS applications, do you smell anything?

The Filecoin mainnet based on IPFS will start in March next year. It will supplement the blockchain world with storage solutions. Since then, the blockchain Baby has finally been integrated into computing, networking, and storage. It can truly be Human society has provided complete services, and Genesis is about to begin. The most important thing […]